Brad Borkan and David Hirzel
Brad Borkan — has a graduate degree in Decision Sciences from the University of Pennsylvania and has a fascination in how people and businesses can make better decisions. Brad has presented at business and Antarctic conferences, appeared on cable TV in the US, and on Internet talk radio programs. His talks focus on leadership, team work, and winning against the odds. He is based in London and was recently made a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society.
David Hirzel is a maritime historian, author, and small business owner living in California. His polar books include a 3-part polar biography of the Irish explorer Tom Crean, a key player in Scott’s and Shackleton’s expeditions. David’s book Sailor on Ice has been optioned for a documentary. David is a guest lecturer for Viking and other Cruise Lines.